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Definition of Villain

Villain

  1. One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a bondman or servant.
  2. A baseborn or clownish person; a boor.
  3. A vile, wicked person; a man extremely depraved, and capable or guilty of great crimes; a deliberate scoundrel; a knave; a rascal; a scamp.
  4. Villainous.
  5. To debase; to degrade.

Villain Quotations

In any story, the villain is the catalyst. The hero's not a person who will bend the rules or show the cracks in his armor. He's one-dimensional intentionally, but the villain is the person who owns up to what he is and stands by it.
Marilyn Manson

In the game of cricket, a hero is a person who respects the game and does not corrupt the game. The one who doesn't or corrupts the game, they are the villain. They should be punished, and they have been punished in the past.
Virat Kohli

Some people are cowards... I think by and large a third of people are villains, a third are cowards, and a third are heroes. Now, a villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they've got to make that choice.
Tom Hanks

I'm not handsome enough to be James Bond. Maybe a villain, though.
Matt Smith

Nobody is a villain in their own story. We're all the heroes of our own stories.
George R. R. Martin
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Villain Translations

villain in Italian is pezzente
villain in Swedish is skurk, rackare, bov
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